Of the nearly 9 billion people in the world, almost one-third live in China and India — two countries with the most polluted cities in the world.
The Lone Star state will produce 10X the amount of oil and gas as Putin's Russia – and, to bring things closer to home, 4X more than Canada.
According to Munich Re AG, insurable losses from fires, floods, and storms doubled last year. By its estimates, climate-related losses topped $140 billion in 2018. Climate costs will skyrocket in the coming decades as the world becomes insufferably hot, crowded, and urban.
It is hard to imagine a more dystopian future than one where seventy-percent of the world lives in military-occupied cities with little food, no water, and burning temperatures.
A recent study defined three core responses to climate change — mitigation, adaptation, and resilience — and explored how city leaders in the UK use them.
Did you know that, on an average day, a city with one million people is about 5°F warmer than the surrounding area? When the sun goes down, that number jumps to 22°F.
After forty years, the climate change community may finally have its opening.
By 2050, an additional 400-plus million Indians — and 255 million Chinese — will live in cities. Along with Nigeria, India and China will account for 35% of global urban growth by 2050.